The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 295 244 265
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +21
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 122 190 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.97% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 157 122
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£600 £565 £527
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 21 £550 -8.33% 20
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 125 (46.47%) Front Office
2 118 (43.87%) Banking
3 100 (37.17%) Low Latency
4 97 (36.06%) Fixed Income
4 97 (36.06%) Java
5 96 (35.69%) UNIX
6 92 (34.20%) SQL
7 89 (33.09%) Finance
8 85 (31.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 77 (28.62%) FIX Protocol
10 71 (26.39%) Linux
11 64 (23.79%) Investment Banking
12 62 (23.05%) C#
13 59 (21.93%) Perl
14 58 (21.56%) Multithreading
15 57 (21.19%) C++
16 49 (18.22%) Python
16 49 (18.22%) Derivative
17 47 (17.47%) Windows
18 45 (16.73%) TIBCO
19 42 (15.61%) Equities
20 40 (14.87%) Rendezvous
21 37 (13.75%) Reuters
22 36 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (12.27%) ION Trading
24 32 (11.90%) Algorithmic Trading
25 30 (11.15%) Project Management
25 30 (11.15%) OO
26 28 (10.41%) Red Hat
26 28 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.12%) Confluence
3 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (3.72%) MS Office
2 5 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (8.92%) ION MarketView
2 7 (2.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 5 (1.86%) RMDS
4 2 (0.74%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.92%) Firewall
2 22 (8.18%) Multicast
3 5 (1.86%) NetScaler
3 5 (1.86%) HTTP
3 5 (1.86%) LAN
3 5 (1.86%) WAN
4 4 (1.49%) ATM
4 4 (1.49%) H.323
4 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.49%) Internet
4 4 (1.49%) Extranet
4 4 (1.49%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.74%) SSH
6 1 (0.37%) Network Security
6 1 (0.37%) BGP
6 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.06%) KDB
3 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.37%) OLAP
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) JUnit
1 3 (1.12%) Subversion
1 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.12%) Mockito
2 2 (0.74%) Gradle
2 2 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.74%) Maven
2 2 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.74%) IntelliJ
2 2 (0.74%) WinRunner
2 2 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.37%) TestNG
3 1 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.37%) Grunt
3 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
General
1 125 (46.47%) Front Office
2 118 (43.87%) Banking
3 89 (33.09%) Finance
4 64 (23.79%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.09%) Back Office
6 7 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (41.26%) Developer
2 56 (20.82%) Analyst
3 46 (17.10%) Java Developer
4 31 (11.52%) Support Analyst
5 28 (10.41%) C# Developer
6 25 (9.29%) Applications Support
7 17 (6.32%) C++ Developer
8 16 (5.95%) Support Engineer
9 15 (5.58%) Linux Support
10 14 (5.20%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.20%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.83%) Architect
12 12 (4.46%) WPF Developer
13 9 (3.35%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
14 7 (2.60%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 7 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.60%) Electronics Engineer
14 7 (2.60%) Production Support Analyst
14 7 (2.60%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (28.62%) FIX Protocol
2 40 (14.87%) Rendezvous
3 23 (8.55%) WPF
4 13 (4.83%) Spring
4 13 (4.83%) .NET
5 10 (3.72%) WinForms
6 8 (2.97%) Middleware
7 6 (2.23%) JMS
7 6 (2.23%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (1.86%) Spring Integration
8 5 (1.86%) HTML
8 5 (1.86%) JNI
9 4 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.49%) LINQ
9 4 (1.49%) Django
10 3 (1.12%) WCF
10 3 (1.12%) XML
11 2 (0.74%) QuickFIX
12 1 (0.37%) WebSockets
12 1 (0.37%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 97 (36.06%) Fixed Income
2 85 (31.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 49 (18.22%) Derivative
4 42 (15.61%) Equities
5 21 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.58%) Credit Derivative
7 11 (4.09%) Grid Computing
8 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.60%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.23%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.86%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.86%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.86%) Statistics
12 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.12%) Physics
14 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 96 (35.69%) UNIX
2 71 (26.39%) Linux
3 47 (17.47%) Windows
4 28 (10.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.74%) SUSE
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.17%) Low Latency
2 58 (21.56%) Multithreading
3 36 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (11.90%) Algorithmic Trading
5 30 (11.15%) OO
5 30 (11.15%) Project Management
6 27 (10.04%) E-Commerce
7 21 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 21 (7.81%) Capacity Management
7 21 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (7.06%) OOD
9 18 (6.69%) Change Management
10 15 (5.58%) Market Making
11 12 (4.46%) Migration
12 10 (3.72%) Workflow
13 9 (3.35%) PRINCE2
14 8 (2.97%) ITIL
14 8 (2.97%) Project Planning
14 8 (2.97%) TDD
14 8 (2.97%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.06%) Java
2 92 (34.20%) SQL
3 62 (23.05%) C#
4 59 (21.93%) Perl
5 57 (21.19%) C++
6 49 (18.22%) Python
7 11 (4.09%) Assembly Language
7 11 (4.09%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.09%) C
7 11 (4.09%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.35%) C-shell
8 9 (3.35%) AWK
9 7 (2.60%) Korn
10 5 (1.86%) VB
11 3 (1.12%) VBA
12 2 (0.74%) VC++
12 2 (0.74%) Ruby
12 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.74%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (5.58%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) MCP
2 2 (0.74%) MCSE
2 2 (0.74%) ISEB
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) HNC
3 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.49%) EMIR
1 4 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.49%) NFS
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (8.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.86%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.86%) Nagios
3 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 2 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 45 (16.73%) TIBCO
2 37 (13.75%) Reuters
3 33 (12.27%) ION Trading
4 28 (10.41%) Red Hat
5 27 (10.04%) MarketAxess
6 25 (9.29%) Sybase
7 20 (7.43%) Oracle
8 18 (6.69%) eSpeed
9 17 (6.32%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.09%) 29West
11 9 (3.35%) Trayport
11 9 (3.35%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.23%) Tradeweb
13 4 (1.49%) Cisco
14 2 (0.74%) Citrix
14 2 (0.74%) Perforce
15 1 (0.37%) VMware
15 1 (0.37%) Remedy
15 1 (0.37%) Radianz
15 1 (0.37%) Informatica
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Montash
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £400-£500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago